Star with 4x400m relay world champion Novlene Williams-Mills
31 Aug 2015

Star’s Studded Workshop For Improving Performance And Recovery

Advertorial On Sunday September 13, at the Dolmen Hotel Carlow, an array of experienced medical personnel from all over the world will partake in a day of seminars and workshops , alongside world famous athletes, in learning how to become faster and better athletes, improving in all areas of speed,

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30 Aug 2015

Day 9 Recap: Ayana the Annihilator, Dream Team Dethroned, Kiprop still the King

Women’s Marathon What a dust-up! 7 seconds separating the top four in this one. Mare Dibaba took the win in 2.27 35 as three women entered the home straight in the stadium in step. Helah Kiprop and Eunice Kirwa rounded out the top three. Full Results here #Jump-off Derek Drouin

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29 Aug 2015

Ashton Eaton 9045 World Record. 45in the 400! 10.23 in the 100m, 7.88m in the LJ!

An incredible World Record for Ashton Eaton. The Greatest athlete in the World broke his own World Record with a new score of 9045. Interview Full Results here 100m 10.23 Long Jump 7.88m Shot Put-14.53 High Jump 2.01 Video to added later 400m-45 Seconds Discus 43.34 Javelin 63.63 Video to

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29 Aug 2015

Day 8 Recap: Mo and Bolt do it again, Sum Shock in the 800m, World Record for Eaton

50km Walk Robert Heffernan was an excellent fifth here after an interrupted two years since Moscow. Matej Toth was the winner here with Jared Tallent 2nd and Takayuki Tanii the first of the Japanese in third. Full Results here Womens 4 x 400m Nigeria and the United States were the

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29 Aug 2015

Fighting Fifth For Heffernan In Beijing

Heffernan a fine 5th in brave title defence Robert Heffernan finished a fighting fifth place in the men’s 50km race walk in 3:44:17 in a brave bid to defend his world title at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing while the men’s 4x400m relay team set a new national record.

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Murphy, Gregan, Barr and English after thier record run in Beijing. Image: Cathal Dennehy
29 Aug 2015

National Record For Irish Men’s 4x400m (Video)

Relay Record The Irish men’s 4x400m relay team were always going to be up against it in Beijing, drawn in a heat with the USA, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, but where qualification may have eluded them, an excellent performance certainly didn’t. The team of Brian Gregan, Brian Murphy, Thomas

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Speed queen: Dafne Schippers became the third fastest woman of all time when winning the 200m in 21.63. Image: PhotoRun
28 Aug 2015

Evening Recap Day 7: Scintillating Schippers, Hurdle Heroics, Eaton’s 400m Fireworks

Morning recap here. Women’s 200m Final Wow. Dafne Schippers not only took the world 200m title, but smashed the European record in the process. Elaine Thompson of Jamaica lead the race for all of 195m before the Dutch sprinter surpassed her on the line taking the title in a time

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28 Aug 2015

Schippers Smashes European Record

The best women’s 200m race of all-time? It took just 21.63 seconds for Dafne Schippers to rewrite the record books, eclipsing Marita Koch’s European 200m record, and moving to third on the all-time world list. Just Flo-Jo and Marion Jones stand between Schippers and the number one spot, and she

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28 Aug 2015

Day 7 Morning Recap: Eaton Leads, Hardee Out, Chinese Walk Away With Medals

One of the quieter morning sessions of the World Championships so far with the men’s decathletes taking centre stage. Medals were decided in the women’s 20km walk, and the men’s high jumpers began their championships with their qualification round. Full results for this session can be found here. Men’s Decathlon

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Cathal Dennehy: World Champion and faster than a camera shutter
27 Aug 2015

World Title For Cathal Dennehy

Cathal Dennehy. Writer, Lover, Beer Mile Record Holder. And now… WORLD CHAMPION! Dennehy, a father of none, went out to make a statement in this one, splitting a 54 second first 400m, followed by a 1.25 600m split. The wheels started to come off soon after 600m, as the many evenings

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